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Defending champions England down Netherlands to bag second World Cup win

Defending champions England down Netherlands to bag second World Cup win

Defending Champions England on Wednesday thrashed the Netherlands to secure their second World Cup 2023 win on Wednesday. During the match being played at Pune’s Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, England secured a comprehensive 160-run victory against the Dutch who were bowled out at 179 runs while chasing a 340-run target. Ranked seventh on the points table — with six losses and two wins — today’s victory will help England keep their hopes alive for 2025 Champions Trophy qualification. Earlier, Ben Stokes’ maiden World Cup hundred rescued faltering champions England from anotherRead More


President for promoting trade, cultural ties with Indonesia

President for promoting trade, cultural ties with Indonesia

President Alvi said that Indonesian businessmen should explore investment opportunities in Pakistan and benefit from its investment-friendly policies Adil Shaheen ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi on Wednesday called for further promoting trade, investment, economic, cultural and political relations with Indonesia to bring the two countries further closer. The president expressed these views while talking to the outgoing Ambassador of Indonesia Adam Mulawarman Tugio, who called on him, at Aiwan-e-Sadr. Talking to the outgoing envoy, the president said that Pakistan cherished its close, friendly, and fraternal relations with Indonesia, which wereRead More


NEPRA jacks up electricity tariff

NEPRA jacks up electricity tariff

ISLAMABAD, NOV 08 (DNA) — In another shock to the already overburdened power consumers, the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has notified a hike of Rs0.40 per unit in electricity tariff. According to the notification issued by the power regulatory authority, NEPRA approved hike in electricity in the wake of the monthly fuel adjustment for September. It added that electricity consumers would have to make additional payments in November bills. The increase in the electricity tariff will be applicable to all the consumer categories except lifeline ones and K-ElectricRead More


Security Forces conduct IBO in Chitral, neutralize terrorists

Security forces victorious in Lakki Marwat anti-terror operation

Chitral, NOV 8: On night 7/8 November 2023, security forces conducted an intelligence based operation in general area Ursoon near Pakistan – Afghanistan border, Chitral District. During conduct of the operation, intense fire exchange took place between own troops and terrorists, resultantly two terrorists were sent to hell, while four terrorists got seriously injured. Sanitization of the surrounding areas is being carried out to neutralize any other terrorist found in the area. Locals of the area appreciated the operation by Security forces of Pakistan, who remain determined to eliminate theRead More


8 November – Victory Day of Azerbaijan

8 November – Victory Day of Azerbaijan

8 November is celebrated as Victory Day in the Republic of Azerbaijan every year. 3 years ago, Azerbaijan liberated its territories from Armenian occupation and restored its territorial integrity. Almost 30 years ago, Armenia occupied 20% of Azerbaijani lands by committing war crimes in the territories of Azerbaijan. Armenia committed the Khojaly Genocide in 1992, killing 613 innocent civilians, including 106 women and 63 children. They carried out ethnic cleansing against the Azerbaijani population in the occupied territories. All Azerbaijanis have been forcibly expelled from occupied territories. In 1993, theRead More


Pakistan, Uzbekistan resolve for early finalisation of Strategic Partnership Agreement

Pakistan, Uzbekistan resolve for early finalisation of Strategic Partnership Agreement

TASHKENT, NOV 08 (DNA) — Pakistan and Uzbekistan on Wednesday reiterated the resolve to finalize the Strategic Partnership Agreement at the earliest to promote regional economic integration. The bilateral ties were discussed in a bilateral meeting between Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar and President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, on the sidelines of the 16th Summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) being held here. Both sides reaffirmed their commitment to play an active role for the regional connectivity. The leaders exchanged views on deepening bilateral cooperation in a range ofRead More